Sevatec Inc.

  • UX Designer - Senior

    Job Locations US-VA-Fairfax
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/4/2018 5:10 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1412
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Sevatec, Inc. is looking for a talented senior-level User Experience Subject Matter Expert (UX-SME) to add to their dynamic team supporting a highly visible federal contract. The objective of User Experience support is to provide a complete user experience with a clean intuitive design to internal and external web and mobile applications across a myriad of devices. The UI and UX shall be in compliance with standards as identified by the Government.

    Responsibilities

    • Serve as an expert consultant by creating interaction design, copy, and visual design for usability and web design best practices.
    • Understand, capture, and incorporate user perspectives into journey maps and all design elements
    • Extend and understand the user experience beyond the software application
    • Ensure the design meets Section 508 Accessibility standards as required by the Federal Government, the Department of Homeland Security, and the United States Citizenship & Immigration Service.
    • Provide consultation and support services for developing all applications following a mobile-first development strategy using Responsive Web Design best practices.
    • Develop UI designs in accordance with the USCIS design template and coordinate design strategies with developers and business lines for systems planning and implementation for all new and legacy applications. 
    • Work with information architects, content strategists, technologists, design team and UI/web design experts to create clean page layouts and intuitive interfaces providing extraordinary user experiences.
    • Develop strategies and tactics for projects including websites, intranets, mobile applications etc.
    • Create documentation that establishes the vision for the project and can be used to guide decisions throughout the project lifecycle
    • Create client-facing deliverables including user personas, sitemaps, wireframes, usability audits, heuristic evaluations, usability testing reports, user scenarios, flows, and prototypes
    • Create compelling interactions and experiences that support desired user behaviors

    Qualifications

    • Master's Degree and/or 15 years of related experience.
    • 5+ years of experience in UX design, UX strategy, and usability research and testing
    • Experience with creating personas, journey maps, and presenting results of user research
    • Familiarity with modern JavaScript frameworks such as Angular, React, and/or Backbone
    • Experience delivering software products that work across the range of browsers and platforms
    • Experience designing for modern CSS frameworks such as Bootstrap to deliver responsive, mobile aware products
    • Understanding of 508 Accessibility standards.
    • Excellent understanding of the life cycle process of website development (discovery, planning, design, requirements, coding, testing, and user testing and evaluation)
    • Experience with web design using (Adobe Creative Suite Web Premium, Sublime Text, Atom, etc…)
    • Excellent communication and writing skills (ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience).

    Security Clearance:  Must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain a Government Agency Suitability Clearance. 

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